Leonie Perry is a young singer songwriter who lives on Waiheke Island. Recorded and first broadcast on a wet Sunday morning in late November, this is a selection of Leonie's original songs along with a few jazz classics. Leonie has a great vocal style and accompanies herself on guitar. Also features a short interview and a couple of tracks recorded last year with Mano Pratt on guitar. Topic: Waiheke Radio Source: Waiheke Radio
On the 2nd of February 2010 Inner Groove Percussion came into the studio during The Navigator's show to do a live set. Inner Groove Percussion performs a funky mix of African and Latin beats with a touch of âStompâ influenced improvisation. The band is currently a group of around 8 versatile percussionists, playing various instruments including congas, djembes, bongos, bells, shakers, sticks, and various body parts. Topic: waiheke radio, percussion
Surfdale residents are upset about proposals to erect a cell phone transmitter in their midst. Campaigner Stu Reuben says the issue is much wider. He argues that people right across NZ have been denied information and the opportunity to have a say on where cell phone transmitters are sited. Topics: Waiheke Radio, cell phone towers
Robert Boyd-Bell was interviewed on Waiheke Radio's Island Life show by presenter Jan Scott about his work in the television industry in New Zealand on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Television New Zealand (TVNZ). Topics: waiheke radio, new zealand, television
Nikki Kaye, the new Auckland Central MP will be a regular guest on Waiheke Radio, making herself accessible and accountable to her constituents. She joined Island Life host Chris for her first interview. Topics: Waiheke Radio, Island Life, Nikki Kaye
Shirin Brown interviews Martini Gotjé a former crewman of the Greenpeace ship the Rainbow Warrior that was destroyed by French foreign agents in Auckland harbour in July 10, 1985. Martini talks about the new documentary "The Rainbow Warriors of Waiheke Island", the assisted evacuation of the people of the Rongelap Atoll in the Marshall Islands, and the priorities of Greenpeace. Topics: Waiheke Radio, Greenpeace, Rongelap, Martini Gotjé
Hauraki Gulf Islands Councillor Denise Roche joins Chris on Island Life for her inaugural monthly catchup, discussing the major issues facing Waiheke residents in the next year. Topics: Waiheke Radio, Island Life, Denise Roche
Shirin Brown from Waiheke Radio interviewed Tony Hayes the area manager for Woolworths about the fire and when Woolworths on Waiheke would be back at full capacity. Recording is outside and a bit windy. Topics: Waiheke Podcasting Project, Waiheke Radio, waiheke
Councillor Leila Boyle spoke about the position of City Vision / Labour councillors on the Waiheke waste tender process. Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream, auckland city council
John Walton, an independent auditor claims that the existing local waste contractor on Waiheke, Clean Stream, has been "canvassing" City Vision councillors, which is forbidden under the tender rules. This claim ultimately led to the Council disqualifying Clean Stream and awarding the tender to Australian multi-national company TPI. Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream, auckland city council
Waiheke Radio is a not-for-profit community radio station on Waiheke Island, New Zealand. The station is run entirely by volunteers with the objectives of informing, entertaining and engaging Waiheke Islanders and reflecting the unique needs and perspectives of our community. The station was launched on Labour Weekend, Oct 2008. This recording is from one year later. Our Saturday morning people, events and issues magazine show, Island Life took a retrospective look at some of the highlights of... Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, radio, New Zealand, community radio, island
On Friday the 4th of December 2009 local pumpshop rockers tank&PUMP (all 7 of them!) came into the Waiheke Radio studio to do a live set on Rock on the Rock. The result was a fantastic improvised grungy rock'n'roll extravaganza. Enjoy! favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: waiheke radio, live music, rock and roll, tank&PUMP
In December 2009 a chorus of combined Waiheke choirs; Waiheke Choral Society, Sing Waiheke, Sister Shout and V12, performed Handel's Messiah at St Peter's Church, Little Oneroa, Waiheke Island. The conductor was Richard Melville. The soloists were Mary Melville, Ella Smith, Harriet Crampton, Iain Tetley & Pat Urlich. The performance was recorded and produced by Chris Walker for Waiheke Radio. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Choral Society, choir, handel, Messiah
This speech by Councillor Cathy Casey was given at the Auckland City Development Board meeting about the tender for waste services on Waiheke. The councillor excused herself from this contentious process due to having a "conflict of interest" in that she represented the concerns of Waiheke residents rather than corporate and bottom line interests of the tender process. Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream
The story of Doug Jerebine is a tale of the mystical relationship of man and guitar. Jerebine's musical history is a wild crossing of rock 'n' roll and indian mysticism, the inner quest of one man on a musical journey from New Zealand, to London, India, and back to Waiheke Island where he currently resides half the year. Doug Jerebine performed in the Waiheke Community Library as part of New Zealand Music Month 2011 and was recorded by Brent Simpson for Waiheke Radio. Topics: Doug Jerebine, Waiheke Radio, raga, New Zealand music, raga
To mark New Zealand Music Month 2009 the Waiheke Library hosted a series of performances by Waiheke Musicians. On Sat 16th May it was the turn of Full Stop, a local ska band who played a set of ska classics and a tune of their own to an appreciative crowd of library patrons spanning many generations. The performance was recorded by Waiheke Radio as part of the Waiheke Podcasting Project. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Ska, New Zealand, NZ music, Full Stop
Every Saturday during May 2009 the Waiheke Library marked NZ Music Month with a live performance by a Waiheke artist. Waiheke Radio and the Waiheke Podcasting Project have been there to record them. On Sat 30th May it was the turn of local singer-songwriter Ian Simpson, accompanied on mandolin by Andy Lewis. Their performance is followed by an interview conducted by Shirin Brown. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, New Zealand, NZ music, Ian Simpson, Andy Lewis
To mark NZ Music Month the Waiheke Library is hosting a series of performances by Waiheke artists. On Sat May 8th the Waiheke Orchestra Ensemble performed a set of pop classics. The Waiheke Orchestra Ensemble is a group of enthusiastic amateur woodwind, brass and string players who meet regularly to perform for their own pleasure, with an occasional public foray. Waiheke Radio and the Waiheke Podcasting Project were there to record the performance. Topics: Waiheke, New Zealand, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Orchestra. NZ Music Month
Every Saturday during May the Waiheke Library is marking NZ Music Month with a live performance by a Waiheke artist. Waiheke Radio and the Waiheke Podcasting Project have been there to record them. On Sat 23rd May it was the turn of Anu Grace and her young ukulele students. Anu has been teaching ukulele to these students as part of a national initiative to introduce young people to music and singing through playing the ukulele. Topics: Waiheke, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Ukulele, Anu Grace, NZ music, New Zealand
On the hill overlooking Palm Beach, Waiheke Island is Friends House, the meeting place for the Waiheke branch of the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers. In Easter 2009 the Young Friends, the youth arm of the Quakers, met at Friends House for their annual national camp. One night they sat down and discussed what being a Quaker meant to them, and their thoughts about Friends House. This was recorded by Chris Walker for the Waiheke Podcasting Project, an initiative of Waiheke Radio with... Topics: Quakers, Religious Society of Friends, Waiheke, Waiheke Podcasting Project, Waiheke Radio, Palm...
Councillor Leila Boyle gives a statement outlining the City Vision / Labour views of the Waiheke waste tender at the Auckland City Development Board Meeting, June 11, 2009 Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream, auckland city...
The final vote and Waiheke response to disqualification of Clean Stream from Waiheke Waste tender process and recommendation of TPI to be awarded the tender for Waiheke waste services. This was the Auckland City Development Group meeting on June 11th, 2009 Topics: waiheke radio, waiheke podcasting project, waiheke, auckland, waste, cleanstream, auckland city...
Waiheke Radio marked Christmas 2008 by broadcasting a recording of the Waiheke Choral Society and Waiheke choir Sister Shout performing Handel's Messiah. We recorded the live performance at St Peter's Church in Oneroa, Waiheke Island, New Zealand and broadcast it on Christmas Eve and again on Christmas Day. Waiheke Radio is a not-for-profit community radio station that's always trying to bring a local angle to our programme so they were thrilled to work with the Choral Society on this project... Topics: Waiheke, radio, Waiheke Radio, Waiheke Island Choral Society, Sister Shout, Handel, Messiah,...